Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the Course!

    • Course Description and Objectives
    • Before We Begin
  • 2

    What is GPPD?

    • GPPD Overview
    • Vaginismus
    • Vulvodynia
    • Dyspareunia
    • Clitorodynia
    • Prevalence, Significance, and Impact
    • Reflection Questions
    • What is GPPD Quiz
    • Beta Feedback
  • 3

    Concurrent Disorders

    • Concurrent Disorders Overview
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
    • Early Menopause
    • Endometriosis
    • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    • Lichen Sclerosis
    • Hormone Imbalance
    • Interstitial Cystitis
    • Genital Psoriasis
    • Concurrent Disorders Quiz
    • Beta Feedback
  • 4

    GPPD Screening and Assessment

    • Biomedical Factors
    • Psychological Factors
    • Relationship Factors
    • Assessment and Screening
    • Transgender Special Considerations
    • Reflection Questions
    • GPPD Screening and Assessment Quiz
    • Beta Feedback
  • 5

    Approaches to GPPD Treatment

    • PLISSIT Model for Case Conceptualization
    • Psychotherapy Treatments
    • Medical Treatments
    • Considerations for Concurrent Conditions
    • Approaches to GPPD Treatment Quiz
    • Beta Feedback
  • 6

    Limited Information / Specific Suggestions

    • Basson's Sexual Response Cycle
    • Five Gears of Touch
    • Diaphragmatic Breathing
    • Progressive Muscle Relaxation
    • Pelvic Floor Muscle Relaxation
    • Sensate Focus
    • Beta Feedback
  • 7

    GPPD Case Study

    • GPPD Case Study
    • Exploring Family History and Beliefs Around Sex
    • Exploring Current Relationship
    • Physical Symptoms and Cognitive Patterns
    • Sexual History
    • Final Working Conceptualization
    • Case Conceptualization Quiz
    • Beta Feedback
  • 8

    GPPD Resources

    • Readings, Course Resources and Additional Resources for Therapists and/or Clients
    • Reflection Questions
    • References
    • Glossary of Terms
    • Beta Feedback
  • 9

    Expert Interviews

    • Emily Sauer - Founder of Ohnut, Sexual Health Advocate
    • Dr. Caroline Pukall - Director of the Sexual Health Research Laboratory
    • Marcy Dayan - Founder of ‘Dayan Physiotherapy and Pelvic Floor Clinic’
    • "Jane" - A Personal Account of a Woman with PVD and her Journey to Recovery
  • 10

    Final Quiz

    • Final Quiz